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ECU Tuning for Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD (2005-2011)

(OM642 3.0L Turbo Diesel) 



Cherokee OM642 Tuning Potential:


- - STOCK HP & TQ - -

211 HP / 376 FT-LB (510 Nm)


- - STAGE 1 - -

265 HP / 442 FT-LB (600 Nm)


- - STOCK FOR DPF / EGR - - [+$100]

225 HP / 376 FT-LB (510 Nm)

Requires Cherokee Mods:

  • DPF Delete

  • EGR Delete


- - STAGE 2 - - [+$150]
285 HP / 462 FT-LB (630 Nm)

Requires Cherokee Mods:

  • DPF Delete

  • EGR Delete


The 2005-2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD is a popular SUV that offers great power and versatility. But for those who want to push their vehicle to the limit, tuning is the key to unlocking its full potential.


The OM642 engine is a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V6 engine. This engine is widely regarded as one of the most advanced diesel engines in the world. Equipped with a common rail fuel injection system and a variable-geometry turbocharger, the OM642 engine delivers impressive power and torque, an ideal choice for those who value both performance and fuel efficiency. The OM642 engine is used in various vehicle models, including the E-Class, GL-Class, and S-Class. Its reliability and performance have made it a popular choice among car enthusiasts worldwide, earning it a reputation as one of the most sophisticated and efficient engines in its class.


The EDC16CP31 is a diesel engine control unit (ECU). It is responsible for controlling the fuel injection, turbocharging, and other engine management functions. In order to tune the Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD, it is necessary to modify the EDC16CP31, either through remapping or through the use of an aftermarket tuning box.


EGR and DPF deletes are popular modifications for Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD owners looking to further improve the performance of their vehicle. EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) and DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) deletes involve removing these components from the exhaust system, which can improve performance and reduce emissions.


EGR deletes can result in increased horsepower and torque, improved throttle response, and reduced engine lag. DPF deletes can also result in improved performance and can eliminate issues with the DPF clogging and causing the vehicle to go into "limp mode".


There are several reasons why you might consider Jeep Cherokee tuning, including:


- Increase Horsepower & Torque: The most noticable benefits of tuning your ECU is the increase in horsepower and torque. Even without aftermarket modifications, you can see a significant improvement in your engine's performance, resulting in faster acceleration and a more engaging driving experience.


- Improve Fuel Efficiency: While more HP and TQ is often the primary goal of tuning, many tuning parameters can also result in improved fuel efficiency. By optimizing the engine's performance, you can reduce the amount of fuel needed to accelerate and cruise, saving you money at the pump.


- Enhanced Reliability: By addressing common issues from the factory and making the engine more efficient, you can reduce the risk of breakdowns and extend the life of your vehicle.


Tuning File Fits:

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Jeep Cherokee 3.0 CRD (3 Litres, Turbo Diesel)

Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD Diesel Tuning (2005-2011)

  • Tune your car at home with a flasher: POWERGATE


    - Book an appointment to get this installed at our shop

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Look no further - ECUPROGRAM, your dream Performance Tuning & Upgrade Shop is here! For more information about our ECU tuning services and how it can benefit your vehicle, don't hesitate to reach out to us.

4527 1 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2L2, Canada

(403) 457-3650

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